Doctors and other health professionals in the United States began using growth charts in the late 1970s to track growth in infants and children. Over time, pediatricians began routinely sharing them with parents, a practice that probably grew from growing consumer activism, when many patients began insisting on getting more medical information and having aRead More
Is My Child’s Growth Appropriate/Normal?
Look at any school picture of your child, and you will see kids of the same age in all shapes and sizes. Some kids look tiny next to their peers, while others literally tower above their classmates. As easy as it is to make these comparisons and draw conclusions about what you see, the realityRead More